A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!

Unnamed spotting

Description:

Red and green leaves

Habitat:

Indoor plant

Notes:

I got this for my wife and lost the care tag. If I could just get its name it would be much appreciated.


1 Species ID Suggestions

Croton Petra
Codiaeum variegatum Codiaeum variegatum


Sign in to suggest organism ID

11 Comments

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 6 years ago

Hello and Welcome to Project Noah! This is your first spotting, one of my favorite ornamentals, the variegated croton. They look absolutely glorious in full sunlight. Since Project Noah is really about wildlife I would encourage you to now move outside to make your spottings. You can read right here http://www.projectnoah.org/faq about "What types of photos should I submit as spottings?" and "How about houseplants and garden plants?". We hope you like the site (and community!) as much as we do. There are many features you can explore, but again you should first read the http://www.projectnoah.org/faq where you can find all the advice and "rules" of Project Noah :-) We also have a blog http://blog.projectnoah.org/ where we post articles from our specialists from different areas and categories of spottings, as well as wildlife "adventures". There is also a support chat for technical help and a nature chat to connect with other PN users. You, like the rest of the community, will be able to suggest IDs for species that you know but that have not yet been identified, and make other comments on other's spottings, and they on yours. We also have "missions" you can join and add spottings to http://www.projectnoah.org/missions Note that most missions are "local". Be sure not to add to a mission if your spotting is outside of the mission boundaries :-) Each mission has a map you may consult showing its range. So enjoy yourself, share, communicate, learn. See you around :-)

Carol Snow Milne 2
Carol Snow Milne 2 6 years ago

I am pretty sure this is Croton "Petra" Codiaeum (Origins: South India.) Needs lots of sunlight and needs lots of water too. Temp. 70-90 degrees. I have this plant in my house too. It grows really fast.

TimAnderson
TimAnderson 6 years ago

OK thank you guys so much it was a lot of help.

TimAnderson
TimAnderson 6 years ago

do you know another name I'm not getting anything for the red earth

TimAnderson
TimAnderson 6 years ago

sorry phone froze. new on here

TimAnderson
TimAnderson 6 years ago

Thank you so much.

TimAnderson
Spotted by
TimAnderson

North Carolina, USA

Lat: 35.60, Long: -80.88

Spotted on Feb 26, 2013
Submitted on Feb 26, 2013

Nearby Spottings

Tan Jumping Spider Peppered Jumper Spider Zabulon Skipper (male) Unnamed spotting